BET made a promise after the Billboard Awards that they would serve a much better Prince Tribute after sending out a very shady tweet.
[Flashback: BET Shades Billboard Awards Prince Tributes… ]
And after much anticipation, it seems that the network delivered on their promise with an awards show that was filled with electrifying performances in honor of is royal purple highness.
Several of our favorite superstars graced the stage in celebration of Prince’s musical legacy, including, Bilal, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Maxwell, Tori Kelly, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Sheila E and more.
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Beyoncé made an unexpected appearance at the 2016 CFDA Awards last night where she took home the coveted Fashion Icon Award.
The 34-year-old “Sorry” singer reportedly ‘snuck’ into the star-studded event in NYC on Monday, June 6, with hubby Jay Z, daughter Blue Ivy and mom Tina Knowles by her side.
[READ: ICYMI: Beyonce’s ‘LEMONADE’ (VIDEO) + Breakdown of Rachel Roy Drama… ]
Beyoncé appeared in a stunning black and silver striped Givenchy tux paired with a wide-brimmed black hat to accept her award and eagle eyed music fans soon noticed that ‘Queen B.’ wore the ensembe in honor of her legendary musical counterparts.
During her speech, Beyonce also honored her mom and grandmother’s influence on her style and even managed to create awareness about racism in the fashion industry.
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There has been a lot of speculation about what caused the untimely death of Prince Rodgers Nelson.
The 57 year-old superstar singer, who was found dead in his home on April 21, 2016, has been marred with several rumors regarding his cause of death, including suicide, AIDS related illnesses and prescription drug use.
[READ: Prince Sought Help for Drug Addiction 24 Hrs Before Death + How 911 Call Fits Into Drama… ]
Now, fans can finally rest easy in knowing the true nature of Prince’s passing.
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Madonna paid tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards last night and it seems ‘Black Twitter’ is NOT HAPPY!
The pop star covered the legendary icon’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” before being joined by Stevie Wonder onstage for a moving rendition of “Purple Rain.”
Questlove introduced the tribute, comparing Prince’s death to an “earthquake” and allowing a moment of silence to memorialize the singer.
Following the silence, Prince’s voice rang through the venue with his iconic “Dearly beloved…” intro to “Let’s Go Crazy.” Madonna, who collaborated with the singer for “Love Song” off Like a Prayer, appeared onstage on a throne, wearing a glittery purple suit.
Towards the end of her cover of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’, Wonder walked onstage to sing “Purple Rain” before the audience turned the tribute into a massive sing-a-long.
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The world lost a musical legend when Prince Rogers Nelson passed away on April 21, 2016 and his shocking death is still being investigated.
There have been tales that Prince had an addiction to pain pill, that he had HIV and refused to take his meds, and even that he committed suicide but one thing is certain, he’s gone… and the world still wants answers!
Now, the story of his alleged prescription drug addiction has taken center stage after a press conference yesterday held by attorney William Mauzy.
Mauzy, who represents renowned opiate addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld, told reporters that members of Prince’s team contacted his for help.
Dr. Kornfeld runs the rehab center Recovery Without Walls in Mill Valley, California, which according to the center’s website, offers, “a personalized outpatient clinic, specializing in innovative, evidence-based medical treatment for chronic pain and drug and alcohol addiction.”
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Several artists have honored Prince since his untimely death, but nothing compares to D’Angelo.
The crooner paid an emotional homage to the late great musical mastermind during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night (April 26, 2016).
Having admitted that Prince was a major influence on his style, D’Angelo sat amidst a purple lighted stage as he performed a heartfelt cover of Prince’s ‘Sometimes it Snows in April.’ During the performance, the singer replaced the name “Tracy” in the song, with the name of the legendary artist that we will miss so much, singing, “I often dream of heaven and I know that Prince is there.”
That’s when D’Angelo gets too emotional to continue. He pauses, takes a breath to go into the next line, and stops. Backup singers, Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, finish the lyrics for him, singing “I know that he has found another friend.”
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